The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 5 by Edgar Allan Poe

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 5

byEdgar Allan Poe

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In the internal decoration, if not in the external architecture of their residences, the English are supreme. The Italians have but little sentiment beyond marbles and colours. In France, meliora probant, deteriora sequuntur— the people are too much a race of gadabouts to maintain those household proprieties of which, indeed, they have a delicate appreciation, or at least the elements of a proper sense. The Chinese and most of the eastern races have a warm but inappropriate fancy. The Scotch are poor decorists. The Dutch have, perhaps, an indeterminate idea that a curtain is not a cabbage. In Spain they are all curtains— a nation of hangmen. The Russians do not furnish. The Hottentots and Kickapoos are very well in their way. The Yankees alone are preposterous.
Title:The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 5Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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